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captioning sponsored by macneil/lehrer productions >> woodruff: the leader of the pakistani taliban was reportedly killed today by a u.s. drone strike. good evening, i'm judy woodruff. also ahead on the program, a swarm of big-name politicians invade virginia, as a bitter race for governor hits the homestretch. >> from day one, it was all about how the other side was unfit to govern. and in some ways, what's happening, i think, is that voters, at least some of them, are starting to agree with both campaigns. >> woodruff: and it's friday. mark shields and david brooks are here to analyze the week's news. those are just some of the stories we're covering on tonight's "pbs newshour." >> major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: >> my customers can shop around; see who does good work and compare costs. it can also work that way with healthcare. with united healthcare, i get information on quality ratings of doctors, treatment options and estimates for how much i'll pay. that helps me and my guys make informed decisions. i don't like guesses with my business and definitely
. >>> pakistan is now slamming the united states for a drone strike that killed a taliban leader there yesterday. he is believed to have been behind that failed car bombing in times square in 2010 and the murder of several americans at a c.i.a. outpost in afghanistan in 2009. the friday strike came one day after the pakinstani government said it had started peace talks with the militants. conner powell has more from kabul, afghanistan. >> reporter: u.s. drone have targeted him several times before. in fact, at least twice he's been pronounced dead. however, both pakinstani and the afghan taliban have now confirmed that he was killed in a u.s. drone strike. supporters reportedly buried him under the cover of darkness in secret. he was a ruthless and violent leader of the taliban in pakistan responsible for deaths in both countries, in pakistan and in afghanistan, including at least nine people here in afghanistan that were killed at a secret c.i.a. base in 2009. while he was technically the head of the tack standee taliban, afghan fighters also looked up to him. he was an important figure in both
of my death was an exaggeration. the modern terrible inheriter is this guy. the head of the taliban in pakistan. the first time he was reported to be dead was on the day the pakistani taliban announced he was the new leader. it was an amazing headline that day. they've named their new leader but we're pretty sure he's dead. so that was summer of 2009. turns out he was not dead. he was their new leader. then in the fall of that year, again, counterterrorism officials insist he's dead, dead in a drone strike. he was not dead then either. so in the summer of '09, they said he was dead and he wasn't dead. later in 2009 they said he was dead and he wasn't dead. in 2010, in january 2010, again, officials say he's dead, we killed him. but he wasn't dead then either. then a second time later that same month, january 2010, pakistan announces that he's dead again. but, again, he is not dead, he's definitely not dead. then january of last year, one more time, he's dead, they announced he was dead last january. but, again, for the fifth time reports of his death were an exaggeration. and all al
with the taliban. that comes in response to a drone attack that killed a leader of pakistan's taliban. the government's troubled health insurance web site goes back online this morning after parts of it were taken down for an overhaul. the administration says it will have the web site fully repaired by the end of this month. red sox nation was out in force yesterday as thousands lined the streets of boston to honor baseball's world series champions. the victory parade paused at the finish line of the boston marathon as a tribute to victims of the bombings last april. >> the old marathon today is being run with extra security precautions. now the weather. sunny but cooler temperatures in the east today. balmy over much of the nation's midsection, but rain is likely in the pacific northwest with snow in the mountain elevations. the week ahead, the sunshine will continue for the east with a slight chance of rain. rain is in the forecast to the northwest as well, the southwest remains stubbornly sunny. >> >> reporter: ahead mysteries of the tango. >> but first, vo: "wrong" "too extreme" "
, but we also got the nsa and the latest revelations there, the drone strike that took out the taliban leader. we want to touch on that and then today, of course, this guy walks into the los angeles airport with an assault rifle and starts shooting. as it turns out, we have two officials who know something about all of those things and are following them and in some cases investigating them. senator dianne feinstein, senator of the intelligence committee and representative mike rogers, chairman of the house intelligence committee. plus we're going to talk to the former nsa cia director general michael hayden. some of this phone tapping was going on under his watch. so we've just got plenty to talk about. we'll try to get to all of it. we'll do our best sunday on face the nation. >> you mentioned the democrats joining you on sunday, senator feinstein. i'm wondering if you've had any sense at all this democrats are abandoning the president all over the affordable care act. >> i'll tell you this. they're not happy with it and they're raising a lot of questions. you have senator gene shahe
this afternoon. this afternoon is that's a u.s. drone strike killed the leader of the pakistani taliban today. it is a major blow to the group the day after the government started peace talk with the militants. the president getting a briefing gunmanshooting at lax, a armed with a semiautomatic rifle opened fire, killing a tsa transportation authority employee and three people. that report from the associated press. also, the american bar association held it national security conference. part of that discussion was focused on organized crime and how billions of dollars have been made trafficking in marijuana. here is a look. >> the problem has been created that organized crime particularly and latin american entries have made billions of dollars trafficking marijuana and other contraband, drugs and other contraband materials. i do not know how successful we would be and i would agree about the success that might or might not happen from legalizing marijuana. the example i would use is when alcohol was illegal in the united states, you did not have luckless and no stretch involved in any great
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